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New Way Found to Boost Immunity in Fight Cancer and Infections

Medical professor Christopher Rudd and his research team have identified a key new mechanism that regulates the ability of T-cells of the immune system to react against foreign antigens and cancer.

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Scientists Develop New Supplement That Can Repair, Rejuvenate Muscles in Older Adults

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Whey protein supplements aren’t just for gym buffs according to new research from McMaster University. When taken on a regular basis, a combination of these and other ingredients in a ready-to-drink formula have been found to greatly improve the physical strength of a growing cohort: senior citizens.

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Diesel Is Now Better Than Gas

Regulators, take note: A new international study shows that modern diesel passenger cars emit fewer carbonaceous particulates than gasoline-powered vehicles.

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New Analysis of Rare Argentinian Rat Unlocks Origin of the Largest Mammalian Genome

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New biological information gleaned from the red vizcacha rat, a native species of Argentina, demonstrates how genomes can rapidly change in size. Researchers from McMaster University set out to study this particular species because its genome, or its complete set of DNA, is the largest of all mammals, and appears to have increased in size very rapidly.

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New Book Provides Guide to Evidence-Based Practices in Addiction Treatment

A definitive guide to the findings from cutting-edge clinical research on addiction to front-line clinicians is found in a new book, Integrating Psychological and Pharmacological Treatments for Addictive Disorders published by Routledge.

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Canadian Concussion Centre Releases Klassen Autopsy Results

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The Krembil Neuroscience Centre’s Canadian Concussion Centre (CCC) announces that the analysis of the brain of former CFL player, Rick Klassen, showed signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) – a neurodegenerative brain disorder linked to multiple concussions.

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Marijuana and Vulnerability to Psychosis

A Montreal study confirms the link between marijuana use and psychotic-like experiences in a Canadian adolescent cohort.

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Stem-Cell Researchers Solve Mystery of Relapse in Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Leukemia researchers led by Dr. John Dick have traced the origins of relapse in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) to rare therapy-resistant leukemia stem cells that are already present at diagnosis and before chemotherapy begins.

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ARTMS Products Inc. Wins ‘Most Promising Pre-Commercial Technology’ at BC Tech Association Technology Impact Awards

ARTMSTM Products, Inc. (ARTMS), a Vancouver-based medical technology company, today announced they received “Most Promising pre-Commercial Technology” award at the 2017 BC Tech Association Technology Impact Awards (TIAs) on June 22, 2017. The award is given to a company in any stage of growth for a pre-commercial technology in development that has the potential to commercialize within five years.

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Supporting the Next Generation of Indigenous Health Researchers

The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, announced today that the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) are investing $8M to form a cross-country mentorship network for First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples considering a career in health research.







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